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Northbridge recognized as one of Report on Business’ Canada’s Top 100 brands

The recognition comes as a part of Report on Business’ third annual ranking of Canada’s most valuable brands. Competing with some sure Canadian bets, Northbridge made the list for the first time this year. This recognition comes just three years after Northbridge was introduced to the Canadian market, marking an important milestone in the company’s […]

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Silvy Wright shares her views on the key trends affecting the Canadian P&C market in 2015 and how the industry should respond with Canadian Underwriter

“Investing in modernizing operations to deliver better service to customers at every touch point – sales, service and claims handling – will continue to be a trend in the year ahead. As customers increasingly expect tools and information to be available digitally, insurers can anticipate more innovative uses of technology to interact with customers.”

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Silvy Wright, President and CEO of Northbridge, shares her thoughts on key trends impacting the trucking industry at the 2014 Surface Transportation Summit

Mother Nature, human nature and the nature of technology Although they may feel like opposing forces, evolving technology and changing weather are working to alter both the trucking industry and the people in it. Silvy Wright, president and CEO of insurance provider Northbridge Financial Corp., told the audience in the main hall at the 2014 […]

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InsurancePeople profiles Silvy Wright, President and CEO of Northbridge

Partnering for success For Silvy Wright, the road to the top job at Northbridge Financial Corporation, a Fairfax Financial property, began in Budoia, a municipality in the northwestern Italian province of Pordenone. After immigrating with her family to Canada at the age of six, Wright made stops at the University of Toronto, with Coopers & […]

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Northbridge Insurance shares social media advice with Truck News

A smart social media strategy is key We live and work in an increasingly connected world, where employees and customers alike can easily share a wealth of information. A recent survey by Media Technology Monitor found that 71% of Internet users are now active on social media, and the interest in platforms such as Facebook, […]

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Northbridge Insurance profile in Canadian Business Journal

At Northbridge Insurance, digging deeper and going further than anyone else in the industry to understand their customers’ unique business insurance needs is what has made them the kind of company customers and brokers know they can always rely on. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Quebec City and […]

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Silvy Wright elected chair of the Insurance Institute board of governors

Insurance Institute of Canada elects new board members The Insurance Institute of Canada celebrated its 60th annual general meeting in Toronto, Ontario on October 19, 2013, electing Silvy Wright as its chair of the board of governors. The Insurance Institute is the premier professional education body for the property & casualty insurance industry in Canada.

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Northbridge Financial Corporation pledges $1million to Pathways to Education

Majority of Canadians say youth are unprepared for the job market Canadian youth are settling back into school this month, with their sights firmly set on their future careers. But some are unprepared for the job market when they graduate, creating industry-specific labour shortages that weigh heavily on the economy, says Pathways to Education Canada. […]

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Wayne Connelly named President of Federated Insurance

Silvy Wright, CEO of Northbridge Financial Corporation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Connelly as President of Federated Insurance, effective June 1, 2013. Wayne has been with Federated Insurance since 1995 and has held a number of key leadership positions throughout his career with the company. In his new role as President, Wayne […]

Lambert Morvan

Lambert Morvan joins Northbridge as Chief Underwriting Officer

Northbridge Financial Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Lambert Morvan to the position of Chief Underwriting Officer. In his new role he will have oversight over the corporate underwriting and actuarial teams. Lambert is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and has more than 17 years of experience in the Canadian insurance […]